Vizag Gas Leak: 8 dead, celebrities express shock

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:00
LG polymers gas leak in Vishakapatnam

Eight people died in a gas leak incident in LG polymers factory in Gopalapatnam near Visakhapatnam in the wee hours on Thursday. Hundreds of people suffered breathlessness and 200 people have been admitted in the hospital. The officials immediately responded and evacuated the villages that are severely affected. 

Rescue operations are still going on.

Tollywood celebrities expressed shock and anguish over the incident.

I am deeply pained by the deaths in the gas leak incident. Request all concerned authorities to take the utmost care while opening Industries post lockdown.

Pawan Kalyan
Deeply anguished over the gas leak incident. I offer condolences to the families of who lost their members in the incident and pray for the speedy recovery of the affected people. It is high time that Pollution Board and governments should take stringent actions as industries in and around Vishakapatnam are regularly noting such incidents.

Mahesh Babu
Heartwrenching to hear the news of #VizagGasLeak, more so during these challenging times... Heartfelt condolences and strength to the bereaved families in this hour of need. Wishing a speedy recovery to those affected. My prayers for you... Stay safe VIZAG.

I am deeply pained by the news of Vizag gas leak. My deep condolences to the affected families. Stay strong Vizag.

Ram Charan
Heart breaking to see the visuals of #VizagGasLeak. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the people who are no more. I hope all necessary measures are taken to make sure the affected people recover at the earliest. My thoughts and prayers with the people of Vizag.

Ram Pothineni 
Vizag please be heart goes out to everyone affected..Stay Strong-Stay Safe.

Nara Rohith
Its really heartbreaking to see the visuals of Vizag gas leak. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. I pray for the speedy recovery of the people who were hospitalized. #StaySafe #VizagGasLeakage

Anil Ravipudi
Deeply saddened and shocked seeing the visuals coming out of Vizag. My condolences to the families of the deceased and wishing a very quick recovery for all those affected.

Sudheer Babu
It aches my heart to see the visuals from #VizagGasLeak ... My helpless thoughts for the people. Hope time acts a little kinder on us.

Nivetha Thomas
So deeply saddened and shocked by this distressing incident of gas leak in Vizag! I hope that the cause is swiftly found and analysed. Prayers to all the affected people and their families in the vicinity.

Rakul Preet Singh
So sad to about the #VizagGasLeak ! My heart goes to all the people affected by this. I hope measures are taken really soon to get things under control. Stay safe my vizag people

Shocked and extremely sad after seeing #VizagGasLeak pictures, someone’s negligence has cost many lives, praying for everyone’s well being.

Sai Dharam Tej
It’s heart wrenching to see the visuals of the #gasleak in #Vizag...hurt and very deeply disturbed by the visuals...pray for the families affected and pray for the impacted area to recover soon

It’s so heartbreaking to see the visuals of people affected by #VizagGasLeak. Let’s pray for the well-being of the hospitalised. Good to see State & central governments taken necessary measures to bring suituation under control. Stay strong #Vizag.

Tamannaah Bhatia
Woke up to the horrific news of the #VizagGasLeak. My condolences to everyone who lost their families and wishing a speedy recovery to those hospitalised